|pieced quilt, unknown maker, c. 1850, Kentucky|
Last week I did two lectures, one on Wednesday and the other on Sunday. Wednesday's lecture was about the New York Beauties, and I was visiting with the Puyallup Valley Quilters in Washington. A fun group, and I showed a whole range of New York Beauty Quilts made between 1850 and present day.
|Cinco de Mayo, Buda Bee Quilters, Buda, Texas, 2008|
|pieced quilt "Economy Block", unknown maker, c. 1810, New England|
|"Crossroads", unknown maker, c. 1870, Texas|
|"Layered Fans", unknown maker, c. 1920, New York|
|Hexagon Diamonds, unknown maker, c. 1970, Oregon|
|Cross Currents Study #3, 1995, Andrea Balosky, Oregon|
Coming soon, an exhibit: "Masterpiece Quilts, Modernism in American Patchwork, 1810-1970" at Latimer Quilt & Textile Center in Tillamook, Oregon. Exhibit opens in March and runs through April. Stay tuned for more details, or visit Latimer's web site (click here).